Hawk-Woods announces their plans to debut the Mini V-Lok at IBC 2017.
Hawk-Woods debuted their Mini V-Lok, a new ultra-small and lightweight addition to its V-Lok battery line, at IBC 2017.
The smallest battery of its type in the world to date, Mini V-Lok fits comfortably in the palm of a hand. It is flight-safe, available in two sizes, 100Wh and 150Wh, and capable of powering cameras, monitors, lights and other types of broadcast equipment. When used in tandem with an optional dual, hot-swappable adaptor, Mini V-Lok can deliver up to 300Wh of power—double that of a standard V-Lok—in a device profile only fractionally larger.
Mini V-Lok was developed as an alternative to standard, travel-size batteries for power-hungry broadcast equipment. “Ordinary batteries have to be swapped out every hour or so,” explains Hawk-Woods sales manager Jason Stewart. “Mini V-Lok is also an improvement over stackable batteries that result in cameras carrying lots of dead weight.”
Alongside the Mini V-Lok, Hawk-Woods also showcased several other new and updated products. These include the VL-AS1, a new V-Lok fitting for Atomos monitors used with Shogun Flame and Inferno systems; and the VL-AS2, a V-Lok adaptor for the new 19″ Atomos Sumo monitor.
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